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  • Or, as the poet compares it to embers in ashes, which the wind blows, [5650] ut solet a ventis, &c., a scald head (as the saying is) is soon broken, dry wood quickly kindles, and when they have been formerly wounded with sight, how can they by seeing but be inflamed?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Aspectus enim nudorum corporum tam mares quam feminas irritare solet ad enormes lasciviae appetitus.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Cujus erat gratissimus amplexus (whose embrace was so agreeable) as Barnard saith, erit horribilis aspectus; Non redolet, sed olet, quae, redolere solet, As a posy she smells sweet, is most fresh and fair one day, but dried up, withered, and stinks another.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Democritus solet noctes et dies apud se degere, plerumque autem in speluncis, sub amaenis arborum umbris vel in tenebris, et mollibus herbis, vel ad aquarum crebra et quieta fluenta,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Note 113: Must., p. 41, chap. 121: "apud nos vero quamdiu integro suo corpore infans coagulet et solidetur. quod citius evenire solet eis qui bono corpore sunt nati, tardius qui inbecilli." back

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • Nullus tam severe inimicum suum ulcisci potest, quam Deus solet miserorum oppressores.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Solemnity is made up of Latin words solet and annus, meaning a yearly annual celebration.

    Solemnity, Feast or Memorial?

  • Dum hic maritus moritur, vxor comburitur cum marito, nisi de illo habeat sobolem cum quo viuere solet, et vilet.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Et notandum quòd mercatores, pro diamantibus frequenter aliud vendunt: Nam solet commixtio fieri de christallo Crochee, de

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Est autem communis potus eorum dulcis, delectabilis, et nutritiuus de Casaniel confectus, de qua et Saccarum fieri solet.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

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